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The C Major Blues Scale by daveobasi1: 9:36am On Jan 29, 2019
Good day friends, trust you are doing good. Today let us discuss about the blues scale,. we will take key C as an example. so what is a blues scale?

This step shows the C blues scale on the piano, treble clef and bass clef. There are 6 blues scale notes plus the octave of the tonic note - a total of 7 notes.
The C blues scale has 3 flats.
C blues scale note names
Note no. Note name
1 The 1st note of the C blues scale is C
2 The 2nd note of the C blues scale is Eb
3 The 3rd note of the C blues scale is F
4 The 4th note of the C blues scale is Gb
5 The 5th note of the C blues scale is G
6 The 6th note of the C blues scale is Bb
7 The 7th note of the C blues scale is C
So how do we use the blues scale? The blues scale is mainly used for improvisation i.e. soloing. mostly in jazz, neo soul, funk or any genre of music. For you to be able to solo or improvise properly used scales, and one of them is the blues scale. Practicing this scale at least one hour everyday, helps increase your speed, and improve your improvisation skills.

for more lessons: https://dkeyzblog..com/2019/01/the-blues-scale-exercise.html
Re: The C Major Blues Scale by wyzoe: 7:03am On Jul 13, 2019
daveobasi1:
Good day friends, trust you are doing good. Today let us discuss about the blues scale,. we will take key C as an example. so what is a blues scale?

This step shows the C blues scale on the piano, treble clef and bass clef. There are 6 blues scale notes plus the octave of the tonic note - a total of 7 notes.
The C blues scale has 3 flats.
C blues scale note names
Note no. Note name
1 The 1st note of the C blues scale is C
2 The 2nd note of the C blues scale is Eb
3 The 3rd note of the C blues scale is F
4 The 4th note of the C blues scale is Gb
5 The 5th note of the C blues scale is G
6 The 6th note of the C blues scale is Bb
7 The 7th note of the C blues scale is C
So how do we use the blues scale? The blues scale is mainly used for improvisation i.e. soloing. mostly in jazz, neo soul, funk or any genre of music. For you to be able to solo or improvise properly used scales, and one of them is the blues scale. Practicing this scale at least one hour everyday, helps increase your speed, and improve your improvisation skills.

for more lessons: https://dkeyzblog..com/2019/01/the-blues-scale-exercise.html

The blues scale has only 6 notes regardless of key. It's basically your minor Pentatonic scale with an added b5. You added the root twice.

Please, edit your post.

One more thing, in your examples of it's uses, you failed to mention the blues, which is the number one thing it's used for.

cc Jakumo

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